Louis W. Rice
American , active dates unknown
Bernard Rice's Sons, manufacturer (New York City)
Apollo Skyscraper teapot, c. 1927

H. 6 1/2 x W. 6 1/8 x D. 4 5/8 in.

Designers of accessories for the urban home soon drew on the "vertical" city’s premier 1920s emblem, the skyscraper, as an appropriate design motif. Its terraced step-back form provided the inspiration for a host of home furnishings such as this "Skyscraper" tea and coffee service by Louis Rice.